Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Ridges in Yosemite

Koip Crest

Koip Crest is located in the Ansell Adams Wilderness at the north end of the ridge, a half mile west of the south end of Grant ...

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Macomb Ridge

Macomb Ridge is bound on the west by Tilden Canyon Creek and on the east by Stubblefield Canyon. ...

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Matthes Crest

Matthes Crest is a mile-long knife-edged fin that is one of the more difficult peaks in the park. All of its routes are class 5, including the classic South to North Traverse. It can be reached relatively easily from Tuolumne Meadows, but gets much fewer climbers than its more ...

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Medial Moraine

Medial Moraine is located in Yosemite Valley, 0.5 miles east-northeast of Curry Village and a half mile east of Stoneman Meadow, just southeast of mile marker 129 on the north bank of the Merced River and south of Tenaya Creek. ...

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Moraine Ridge

Moraine Ridge is bound on the west by Frog Creek and on the east by Falls Creek and Lake Vernon. ...

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Pennyroyal Arches

Pennyroyal Arches is the cliff that lies directly southeast behind Pywiack Dome. Its summit does not stand out against the backdrop of its neighboring peaks peaks like Tressider, Tenaya, or even Pywiack Dome, which has a much more distinctive shape. Directions To reach Pennyroyal Arches, park at the Pywiack Dome turnut ...

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Pluto Dome

Pluto Dome is a picturesque granitoid dome located in the north-central part of Yosemite National Park near the poplular backcountry camp Glen Aulin. The summit offers stunning views of the area known as the Grand Canyon of the Toulumne and surrounding Yosemite high country. The hike from Glen Aulin ...

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Saurian Crest

The Saurian Crest is located in the scenic and remote northern region of Yosemite National Park. It separates Grace Meadow and Jack Main Canyon from Mary Lake. Directions The closest trailheads to the Saurian Crest are located at the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir from the south, or at Leavitt Meadows ...

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Sawtooth Ridge

Sawtooth Ridge is located on the Tuolumne County and Mono County boundary, highest elevatioin being Matterhorn Peak, bound on the south by Piute Creek and on the northeast by Twin Lakes. *Elevation: 11,644 feet Directions In Yosemite National Park, on the Tuolumne County and Mono County boundary, highest elevatioin being ...

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Stately Pleasure Dome

Whatever the origin of the name, Stately Pleasure Dome is a lovely place to spend a day cragging. There is an unusual concentration of easy to moderate routes here, and the approach to all climbs takes but a few minutes of scrambling up third class slabs. Directions Stately Pleasure Dome is ...

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Suicide Ridge

Suicide Ridge is bound on the west by Rock Creek and Rock Island Lake, and on the east by Piute Creek. Elevation: 10,981 feet Directions In Yosemite National Park, bound on the west by Rock Creek and Rock Island Lake, and on the east by Piute Creek. ...

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Turner Ridge

Turner Ridge, which reaches heights of 6,800 feet. About a half mile west of the trail is Wawona Road. The route leads northward between these two features continuing to gain elevation. Nearly three miles north of the trailhead is a junction at 5,400 feet. The left fork descends steeply ...

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White Mountain

White Mountain is frequently overlooked due to its proximity to Mt. Conness and Ragged Peak. The Secor guide states that it was first climbed in 1917 by Walter L. Huber. The hike to and from White Mountain can be leisurely and highly enjoyable; The south slope is class 2, ...

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